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All-new KIA Cerato makes world debut at NAIAS

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 11:36 am   /   Featured, Latest News

Compact sedan levels up with sophisticated yet sporty design, advanced technology and all-new efficient Smart Stream IVT Cerato evolves into a more refined compact with design cues inspired by Stinger KIA’s first in-house designed and built Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) introduces new line of Smart Stream technologies designed to increase fuel efficiency and deliver an […]

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Renderings of Cerato sedan released ahead of North American International Auto Show

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 8:56 am   /   Featured, News

Ahead of the global debut of the all-new KIA Cerato sedan at the upcoming North American International Auto Show (known as the Forte sedan in the U.S.A.), KIA Motors today revealed design renderings of the brand’s latest compact sedan. While the third-generation Cerato retains its sporty and youthful image, it has graduated with a more […]

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The SMART Choice, now in Automatic

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 5:36 pm   /   News

Adding even more convenience to a car already packed with comfort and convenience features, KIA Motors South Africa is expanding the KIA Picanto range with the introduction of the KIA Picanto 1.2 SMART Auto. The range-topping Picanto model has thus far only been available with a five-speed manual transmission. With more than 700 units sold […]

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KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 9:16 am   /   Concept Cars, Latest News

KIA Motors recently presented its future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Under its new ‘Boundless for all’ vision, KIA will bring a future in which opportunities for mobility and transportation are limitless. To broaden horizons with its mobility services, KIA is also demonstrating a range of new technologies […]

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Alternative powertrain cars – facts and misconceptions

Posted: January 7, 2018 at 10:14 pm   /   General, Owner's Circle

Internationally, more and more consumers are turning to alternative powertrain cars such as the beloved Kia Optima Hybrid to go green, but there seems to be a lack of understanding about eco-friendly cars in general. Here are a number of misconceptions about eco-friendly cars and the facts that set them straight.    Short-lived batteries Contrary to popular belief, batteries […]

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KIA to reveal all-electric concept car at CES 2018

Posted: January 7, 2018 at 8:58 pm   /   Concept Cars, Featured

New EV concept to make world debut in Las Vegas in January 8th KIA to outline vision for future mobility and technology strategies at CES Interactive exhibits explore cutting-edge vehicle interfaces, autonomous driving technologies and world’s first in-car 5G connection KIA Motors will unveil a new all-electric concept car and present the brand’s vision for […]

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A look at our #BestNine Instagram Images of 2017

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa aims to build a vibrant community of Kia lovers on our social platforms. This is why we make a point of encouraging our customers to share their special Kia moments, whether it be to win prizes in our #LoveKia competition, or for the pure fun of it. A quick look at the […]

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What’s in a name? Names of Kia cars by region

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 1:01 pm   /   Featured, General, Latest News

  Stinger, Optima, Cadenza… how do our vehicles get their names? A name should embody the overall personality, design, and feel of the car as a whole. The very first step in naming a car is to define its character. Is it fast? Is it bold? Is it melodious? Clear references – names of animals for […]

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KIA Stinger named finalist for 2018 North American Car of the Year Award

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 12:24 pm   /   Competitions, Featured, Latest News

Designed in Frankfurt and developed on the Nürburgring, the all-new KIA Stinger fastback sport sedan was named as one of three finalists for the 2018 North American Car of the Year.   “Today marks an important milestone in KIA’s history and the jurors’ acknowledgement of Stinger’s world-class style, performance and value honours the global research, […]

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KIA Stinger shortlisted for 2018 European Car of the Year

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 11:03 am   /   Competitions, Featured, Latest News

The new KIA Stinger has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2018 European Car of the Year award. One of seven shortlisted cars, the Stinger has been named by European automotive media among the best cars launched in Europe in the last 12 months. Combining effortless power with a true gran turismo ride and engaging handling, […]

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